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Author Chiasson, Paul, author

Title Written in the ruins : Cape Breton Island's second Pre-Columbian Chinese settlement / Paul Chiasson
Published Toronto, Ontario : Dundurn, 2016
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Contents Prologue: A Shipwreck's Tale -- Introduction: The Path to the Second City -- Part One: The Second City. 1 The Ruins on the Shore -- 2 Rovers of the Sea -- 3 The Ruins on Mount Grenville -- 4 The Mark of an Ancient Canal -- 5 A Cannon from the Past
Part Three: History Derailed. 10 History Takes a Turn -- 11 Nicolo Zeno of Venice -- 12 Evolution of a Myth -- 13 The Zeno Stories Come of Age -- 14 The Battle for History -- 15 Myth Becomes History -- Epilogue: Attend to the Original Facts
Part Two: Rovers of the Sea. 6 The Adventures of David Ingram -- 7 The Treasure Fleets -- 8 A Culture Forgotten -- 9 History Through a New Lens
Summary ""Written in the Ruins" investigates the ruins at St. Peters, in the southern part of Cape Breton Island, where amazing evidence supports a wild theory that could answer all the questions raised by the island's curious, unresolved history: was it settled by the Chinese long before Europeans arrived?"--Publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chinese -- Nova Scotia -- St. Peter's -- Antiquities
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Nova Scotia -- St. Peter's
Cape Breton Island (N.S.) -- Antiquities.
Cape Breton Island (N.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Chinese.
St. Peter's (N.S.) -- Antiquities
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1459733126
1459733142 (electronic bk.)
9781459733121
9781459733145 (electronic bk.)